Wagah-Attari Border

The lowering of the flags ceremony at the Attari-Wagah border is a daily military practice that the security forces of India and Pakistan have jointly followed since 1959.The Wagah-Attari Border Ceremony happens at the border gate, two hours before sunset each day.The border crossing draws its name from Wahga village, near which theRadcliff Line, the boundary demarcation line dividing India and Pakistan upon the Partition of British India, was drawn. At the time of independence in 1947, migrants from India entered Pakistan through this border crossing. The Wagah railway station is 400 metres (1,300 ft) to the south and 100 metres (330 ft) from the border.

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